May Morris: Art & Life

Rowan Bain at William Morris Gallery, London

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Updates + Online Mention

Enjoy regular project updates and a citation on the Art Happens website.

9 Funders



Eight postcards, featuring works from the exhibition and iconic images of May from the Gallery’s photographic archive.

43 Funders


Tote bag

A tote bag featuring an intricate motif taken from May Morris’s ‘Maids of Honour’ embroidered fire panel.

79 Funders


Tote bag + afternoon tea

Enjoy afternoon tea for two at the Gallery’s Tea Room, offering beautiful views of Lloyd Park, plus a tote bag (see £25 reward).

32 Funders


May Morris ‘Honeysuckle’ silk scarf

A stunning silk scarf (34in x 34in) printed with ‘Honeysuckle’, one of May Morris’s best-loved designs.

21 Funders


Customise your garment

Let Hand & Lock, London’s premier embroidery house, customise a garment of your choice with a May Morris floral motif designed exclusively for the William Morris Gallery.

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May Morris archive tour + silk scarf

Enjoy a curatorial tour of Art & Life for you and up to three guests, then visit the William Morris Gallery’s archive to view original letters, photographs and personal belongings from its May Morris collection. Plus a ‘Honeysuckle’ silk scarf (see £100 reward).

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VIP tour of Hand & Lock studios

As the world’s leading specialist embroidery house, Hand & Lock practise many of the techniques that May Morris pioneered. Join their designers on a VIP tour of their west London studio, seeing how May Morris inspires their work for Europe’s top fashion houses.

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Image credit: 

May Morris, Honeysuckle wallpaper, 1883


© William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest